Don’t Miss It: Dining Out with the Kids in NYC

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We already hit up the best date spots in NYC (and Chicago too!) but what if you’ve got the whole family in tow? Kids can appreciate a unique meal too, but the romance of a date spot might be over their head. The next time you’ve got the family in NYC (whether you live nearby or are planning a visit), these are the spots you can’t miss!

1) Jekyll & Hyde Club (1409 Avenue of the Americas; 212-541-9505;

The world famous Jekyll & Hyde Club is a haunted mansion restaurant with four floors of live interactive entertainment and spooky special effects. If your kids are haunted house fans, they are going to love this place! Most popular kids order: “Chop’em up Salad” or the “Mummy Burger”. Pretty self explanatory. Average entree cost: ~$13

2) Peanut Butter & Co. (240 Sullivan Street,New York, NY 10012; 212- 677-3995;

Even picky kids love peanut butter sandwiches! With over 20 menu items featuring peanut butter, this restaurant is perfect for parents and kids to indulge in creamy and crunchy peanut butter treats. From the classic preschool snack of Ants on a Log to an Elvis (grilled peanut butter, banana, honey and bacon), this family-friendly restaurant is sure to please. Average entree cost: ~$10

3) Alice’s Tea Cup (102 West 73rd Street; 212-799-3006;

If your kids are fans of Alice in Wonderland, then this themed tea shop is right for you. It is a fun choice for lunch or afternoon tea with your kids and it has a wide selection of sweets and sandwiches (even homemade baby food)! Average entree cost: ~$15-25

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